Insufficient funds in your card

How much minimum funds should we have in our account in order to get the free tier by providing our account details?


This is covered in the pricing FAQ:,the%20transaction%20completes.


So, it means i need to have a minimum of $1 in my card in order to be able to use web services on free tier?

Yes, we sometimes require additional account verification, which is done with a payment card. This will attempt to hold a $1 USD authorization, which is immediately canceled (if successful)

Once verified with a payment method, free services are still available.


I just tried it after sending more than 1 USD into my card and it still says your card has insufficient funds.

If it’s still showing insufficient funds, that will be coming from your bank/card issuer.

You may need to contact your bank/card issuer for more information.


it gives me this error while deploying after I set up my card information successfully. could it be because my PostgreSQL database is currently stored locally on my computer and is not hosted somewhere online?

There will always be differences between environments: development mode/Local, production mode/Render, etc. These differences need to be considered and configured as required for your own app in each environment.

A Render Postgres instance will not be on localhost. Refer to the docs on internal connections:


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